All publications by tag «The Last of Us»
Sony expects to make $450 million on PC this year and significantly increase investment in live service games
Sony has held a special keynote for investors where it outlined its growth strategy and shared some business plans. PlayStation also revealed sales figures for some of its PC releases and announced a major investment in live service games.
The Last of Us Part I receives 77% negative reviews on Steam, with some players calling it “Crash Simulator”
The PC version of The Last of Us Part I has been released in a very poor technical state. This has already resulted in one of the worst AAA launches on Steam in terms of player reception in recent memory.
Remedy, Naughty Dog, and other devs show how “bad” their games looked early in development amid GTA VI leaks
Many developers have supported Rockstar after the recent GTA VI leaks. Naughty Dog, Remedy, Massive Monster, and other studios started sharing early footage from their games to debunk the “graphics are the first thing finished in a video game” myth.
Naughty Dog artist on not having to crunch for first time in his 13-year career: “Feels good, really good”
Naughty Dog principal environment artist Anthony Vaccaro has opened up about his experience of working on the Last of Us remake. This seems like the studio managed to finish the game without crunch this time, creating a healthy work culture.
Report: Sony’s obsession with AAA blockbusters damages small studios and leads to high turnover
Sony’s decision to focus on AAA games and to almost stop supporting smaller games and studios might be a good business move. However, this strategy has already led to staff turnover, Days Gone 2 rejection, and other internal issues.
TGA 2020: The Last of Us Part II named Game of the Year, takes home six other awards
The Last of Us Part II was named the Game of the Year at the 2020 Game Awards. It also took home six other big awards including best direction, narrative, action/adventure game, audio design, innovation in accesibility and performance for Laura Bailey.
Early digital release highly unlikely for The Last of Us Part II
With The Last of Us Part 2 delayed indefinitely, Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann suggested on PlayStation Blogcast that Sony is still exploring different scenarios for when and how to launch the title. One such option might involve the game’s digital-only release on May 29, with the physical copies arriving later.